The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CAN bus in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAN bus over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CAN bus
Rank 110 107 101
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing CAN bus 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.045% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £31.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
577 556 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.46% 25.16% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 309 198
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 42 69
Average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.70 £32.70 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

CAN bus
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CAN bus across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CAN bus Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CAN bus
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CAN bus across the West Midlands region.

CAN bus Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CAN bus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CAN bus.

1 7 (100.00%) UML
1 7 (100.00%) Automotive
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (85.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 6 (85.71%) Mechatronics
2 6 (85.71%) Six Sigma
2 6 (85.71%) C
3 4 (57.14%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
4 3 (42.86%) Simulink
5 1 (14.29%) Stateflow
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) TargetLink
5 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems

CAN bus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CAN bus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CAN bus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Simulink
2 1 (14.29%) Stateflow
2 1 (14.29%) TargetLink
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Mechatronics
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) UML
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Six Sigma
3 4 (57.14%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C
2 3 (42.86%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt